Community Energy

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Results of the Community Energy Survey

Post in Community Energy by John Fenwick

Here are the results of the additional information ‘optional’ survey which was included with the application form for the Community Energy Grant 2020

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Interested in a good rate for LPG?

Post in Community Energy by Ewan Bush

In January, the Garve and District Community Energy Group secured a deal with ‘LPG-save.co.uk’ that offered a brilliant deal for LPG users in our community

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Sustaining Choices Garve

Want to have your say about community transport?

Post in Community Energy by Tina Hartley

Join us for a chat as part of our Sustaining Choices project - tell us what you want community transport to look like in Garve and District.

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Home Heating Advice Scotland

Post in Community Energy by Ewan Bush

Funding may be available from Home Heating Advice Scotland to assist those struggling to pay heating bills

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A fantastic opportunity!

Post in Community Energy by Tina Hartley

The Garve & District Development Company are pleased to be part of Sustaining Choices. We are 1 of only 9 communities chosen across Scotland to join the project.

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Do you need help paying fuel costs for your home?

Post in Community Energy by Tina Hartley

Low income households within Highland experiencing fuel insecurities can apply for a non-repayable £60 grant.

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How much is your LPG costing you?

Post in Community Energy by Phil Moore

The Garve & District Energy Group have engaged with an Energy broker (LPG-save.co.uk) and secured what we think is a brilliant offer for LPG users in our community.

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Community Oil Buying Club

Post in Community Energy by Phil Moore

Aims to bring the price of oil down by grouping orders to various suppliers. To date we have ordered over 77,000 litres of oil for residents.

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Improved Energy Grant

Post in Community Energy by Tina Hartley

Payment against Energy Grant Applications are well under way and we hope the increase approved by the LCT for this year has been welcomed by all Householders in the Community.

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Black Water Hydro and Community Energy Update

Post in Community Energy by Ewan Bush

As many of you may know the G&D Community Energy Group have been looking into the feasibility of a small scale Hydro on the Black Water River near Silverbridge.

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Home Energy

Improving the Energy Efficiency of your Homes

Post in Community Energy by Ewan Bush

G&D Home Energy Reports and EPC's suggest there are many measures that could be put in place that would improve energy efficiency, reduce your fuel bills and improve the comfort of your homes!

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E Bikes

Free access to a bike and a programme of support

Post in Community Energy by Yvonne Boa

WheelNess is a project run by Cycling UK in Scotland and funded by Transport Scotland. It aims to improve peoples health, wealth and happiness by supporting them to cycle for everyday journeys.

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Energy Grant

Reminder! Claim Your Grant

Post in Community Energy by Phil Moore

Please put your Community Energy Grant application form in the post by Sat 28th November 2020 to meet the deadline of 2nd December 2020 and benefit from this generous grant

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Energy Envelope

Coming Through Your Letterbox

Post in Community Energy by Phil Moore

Your Community Energy Grant application form will arrive next week in an envelope like the one above. Please return it in the post by Saturday 28th November 2020 to benefit.

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Climate Emergency Training

Post in Community Energy by Lynne Shearer

Scottish charity 'Keep Scotland Beautiful' help organisations understand climate emergency and provide training to respond to the risks, opportunities and responsibilities ahead

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Community Oil Purhcase

Post in Community Energy by Laura Lee McWhinney

The idea is that the more folk that commit to purchasing some domestic heating oil, the cheaper the big companies quote us per litre.

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Check out the report

Post in Community Energy by Tina Hartley

The results of the Contin, Strathpeffer, Marybank and Garve transport consultation are now available

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